German Shepherd Dog Forums - Reply to Topic

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Thread: Pawing? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces):
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
09-01-2014 10:15 AM
MaggieRoseLee To me it sounds like your pup is doing it when my dogs do it.

When they are bored or when they need something.

The way I fix this is being a step ahead and MANAGING my pup so she is NOT bored. And doesn't need anything.

So I put her outdoors to poo/pee (or take her out for a walk) BEFORE she has to come and get (paw) me.

I also take her outdoors to PLAY and wear her out BEFORE she comes to paw me (mom, I'm BORED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!).

If I take care of her needs before her brilliant brain thinks to come get me or someone else, then it also takes care of the unwanted behavior before she thinks to do it. A good puppy is a TIRED puppy too.

Have you started up with puppy/dog classes yet? Huge help to engage and proactively involve them in activities I love.

You have a good start on SOCIALIZATION? How many hundreds of people/places/new things has she been involoves with? --> http://www.germanshepherds.com/forum...pies-dogs.html

How about this --> http://www.germanshepherds.com/forum...s-puppies.html

So just Saturday I planned my day around giving my 8 m old Osin a new opportunity, even met up with her brother to make this

08-31-2014 04:51 PM
MichaelE Lisl only does it when she wants my attention. Sometimes it's to go out and go potty too.
08-31-2014 04:28 PM
ZoeD1217 Zoe does this too. Occasionally it's for attention but often times she does this when the kids or I are already petting her and giving her attention when she "smacks" us in the face. It's very annoying and I'm also not sure why she does it.
08-31-2014 04:11 PM
MichaelE No ideas. Sorry.

Lisl does this when she wants me to engage her. Usually while I'm sitting on the couch next to her wrapped up in this site on my laptop or watching TV.

It's like a little kid tugging on your pants leg. "Hey Dad, play with me or pet me awhile"
08-31-2014 02:56 PM
Rod84
Pawing?

Dexter! My boy is 7 months & he's been a joy to me & my family. I see a lot of threads on biting & aggression issues none that I have but ONE! He paws! It hurts a lot & his nails are SHARP! I've had them clipped already but it made little difference. I've got three kids 4,5 & 10. I have to always give extra attention to the little ones with him because of his pawing. He has learned to be gentle with them but he doesn't know how sharp his nails are. He's scratched everyone's faces including mine. He will all of a sudden just slap me with his paw. It's not even hard just a small slap but his nails cut. He almost seems to think he can use his paws like we use our hands. Honestly we went through the shark phase but this paw thing seems more annoying. Any ideas?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:59 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Retriever Breeds Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum